2007 - 52min

Renas is a well-adjusted Kurdish refugee who lives in a godforsaken spot in Northern Norway. He will soon marry Fermesk, a beautiful girl from a good family who will arrive by plane from Northern Iraq. But when Fermesk finally arrives, she does not look like the woman in the photographs. Nor does he live up to her notions of the dream man, and the intoxication of the first love is over. Both of them regret their decision, but now they only have each other, under the same roof, in the winter cold.

winterland poster
Waiting for the bride
Waiting for the bride

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Love hurts
Love hurts

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Director: Hisham Zaman


Writers: Kjell Ola Dahl, Hisham Zaman 

Producer: Turid Øversveen 


Music: Øistein Boassen


Cinematography: Marius Matzow Gulbrandsen 

Editor: Trygve Hagen 


Raouf Saraj

Shler Rahnoma

Alibag Salimi

Kawa Gilli